A Watch You Could Fit in Your Living Room: Introducing the Vacheron Constantin Platinum Malte Tourbillon at SIHH 2014

Platinum… the rarest metal on earth – is also one of the most coveted in haute horlogerie. It is said that if you gathered all of the platinum that has been mined in the world to date, and put it in one room, it would fill an average-sized living room. This is the magical metal…

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You Can’t be in Two Hemispheres at Once, but with this Montblanc Star Twin Mooonphase You Feel Like You Can (Live pics, prices,quotes at SIHH 2014)

This year marks the 90th anniversary of Montblanc, whose Minerva workshops in Villeret are all about independence and hand craftsmanship, and whose LeLocle manufacture takes production watch making to a new level, especially with its 500-hour testing of each watch.  In honor of the anniversary of this renowned writing instrument and watch brand, Montblanc introduces…

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Claret’s Newest Game Watch – POKER — Will Keep You Up at Night

The latest addition to Christophe Claret’s trilogy of gaming watches is the Poker – unveiled here in Geneva today at a press conference that reinforces the genius behind Claret’s thinking and craftsmanship and takes interactive haute horologerie to a new level. The 45mm watch – which offers Texas Hold’em poker — houses a sophisticated mechanism…

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One Must-See Exhibition in Paris Right Now: Cartier Style and History – Will Take your Breath Away

Called an “achingly beautiful delight” by Maria Doulton of The Telegraph, The Cartier: Style and History exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris is exactly that – achingly beautiful. With more than 600 historical pieces (displayed chronologically), Cartier chronicles 160 years of taste making – from tiaras to objects of art, jewels of Hollywood divas…

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We’re Off to See the Wizards! The Wonderful Wizards of SIHH 2014

You may have noticed that this week we brought you a lot of cool new watches just arriving in retail stores.  That’s because we wanted to temper next week’s coverage of hot new watches being unveiled at the SIHH Show—to which we now embark on our annual journey. The watches introduced at the SIHH –…

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Exactly what is the Poincon de Genève? And is the same as the Geneva Seal?

We get asked the question a lot from readers: What are the Geneva Seal and the Poincon de Genève? Are they the same? And how does a brand get the Geneva Seal? Well the answer to all of these questions – which for some are confusing – is simple. The Geneva Seal and the Poincon…

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